Mumbai: Fifty apiece from both OA Shah (58) and Angelo Mathews (65) helps Kolkata Knight Riders to post a manageable total of 161 against Deccan Chargers in the opening match here on Friday
Kolkata earlier struggling at 31/4 as they lose their first wicket for the very first ball of third edition IPL.
Deccan chargers skipper Adam Ghilchrist won the toss and elected to bowl first in the opening match of the 3rd edition Indian Premier League here on Friday, Mumbai.
Kolkata knight Riders were step in to the third edition of the IPL with the new skipper Sourav Ganguly with a new Jersey as well.
Deccan Chargers vs Kolkata knight Riders, 1st Match - Scorecard
Deccan Chargers Team: AC Gilchrist (c), HH Gibbs, VVS Laxman, RG Sharma, A Symonds, TL Suman, Y Venugopal Rao, MD Mishra, PP Ojha, DB Ravi Teja, KAJ Roach
Kolkata Knight Riders Team: SC Ganguly (c), VR Aaron, AB Agarkar, AB Dinda, Eklak Ahmid, RS Gavaskar, CH Gayle, BJ Hodge, Iqbal Abdulla, M Kartik, HH Khadiwale